Monthly Archives: August 2012

PMA Names Sony Executive as Special Advisor to Board

Jackson, MI—PMA has appointed Mike Kahn, director of Alpha Camera Systems for Sony Electronics, a special advisor to the PMA executive committee. In this...

Photo-Imaging Journalist Jerry O’Neill Dies

Rochester, NY—Jerome “Jerry” O’Neill, Jr., photo-imaging journalist and longtime columnist for Photo Industry Reporter, died peacefully on July 29, 2012 at age 69. A...

The 2012 European Imaging and Sound Association Award Winners

Lisboa, Portugal—The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), a unique association of 50 special interest magazines from 20 European countries, announced the winners of...

Panasonic Expands Sponsorship of the US Open with Lumix Digital Cameras

Secaucus, NJ—Panasonic, an Official Television, Home Entertainment and Imaging sponsor of the US Open, announced its plans for the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships,...

Pentax X-5 P&S Debuts, Offering 16MP, 26x Zoom and Tiltable LCD

Denver, CO—Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas’ Pentax X-5 point and shoot features a high-magnification, 26x super-telephoto optical zoom lens that provides photographers with a focal...

PMA Publishes 2011 Rise of the Amateur Trend Report

Jackson, MI—Advanced amateur photographers—those for whom photography is a hobby, an art and a passion rather than a means of preserving memories—have become a...

Nearly 50 Percent of Camera Owners Who Plan to Buy Will Go for Pricier...

Port Washington, NY—Current digital camera owners who expect to buy a new camera within the next year are willing to spend more than they...

Kodak to Sell Personalized Imaging & Document Imaging Units; Patents Up in the Air

Rochester, NY—Kodak outlined its next step toward emergence from Chapter 11 reorganization as a company primarily focused on commercial, packaging and functional printing solutions...

Impossible Launches 8×10 Large-Format Instant Film

New York City, NY—Based on previous achievements in analog instant film development, Impossible successfully engineered a new instant film material for 8x10 cameras, which...

West Coast Customs PocketFinder Product Coming to Best Buy

Southern California vehicle customizers West Coast Customs this week announced their co-branding of special edition PocketFinders, soon available from Best Buy. Famed as the...